Candlelight Ranch offers the perfect natural setting coupled with creative hands-on programs to engage participants in exploring the wonders of nature. From guided edible & medicinal native plant hikes through the canyon, to scavenger hunts and hands-on animal encounters, participants are empowered to explore, notice the “little things,” and create respectful connections with nature. Our partners, Balcones National Wildlife Refuge, Friends Flying for Earth and the Upper Highland Lakes Nature Center help us facilitate many of our nature exploration programs.

The Ranch’s Program Director works with visiting groups to customize meaningful educational activities and fun projects to fit their needs.

Participants Are Encouraged To Express Themselves Through the following Guided And Self-Guided Activities:

  • Nature Hikes
  • Survival Skills
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Wildlife Lessons
  • Campfires and Storytelling
  • Natural History and Science
  • Botany
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Native Bird & Insect Identification
  • Backyard Bass
  • Stargazing

Nature Exploration helps Participants:

  • Connect with nature
  • Learn about the environment
  • Preserve and steward the land
  • Learn about plants, wildlife and more
  • Express themselves in meaningful ways

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